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Commissioner Karmenu VELLA – Video Message

Varna Forum 2.0: "The Black Sea: confrontation or cooperation"Ladies and gentlemen,Thank you for giving me the opportunity to address you today.The Varna Forum's motto is 'Thinking Together'.To that, I would like to add the European Union's philosophy of 'working together'.In the European Union, we believe that challenges are best overcome by working with, not against…
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Keynote Statement – Varna Forum 2.0: “The Black Sea: confrontation or cooperation”

Michael Christides, Secretary-General, Permanent International Secretariat (PERMIS) of        the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Organisation Ladies and Gentlemen,I wish to thank the organizers, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and my old friend, Minister Georgi Pirinski, for honoring me with their invitation to this important event. Indeed, it is a privilege for me to address this distinguished audience on…
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Discussion Facilitation Paper – Varna Forum 2.0: “The Black Sea: confrontation or cooperation”

Georgi Pirinski,  Member of the European Parliament, Programme Director of the Solidarity Society FoundationRadoslav Deyanov, Expert (PhD), RAD Consulting, Economics and International Relations InstituteThis paper provides a number of considerations for discussion at the Varna Forum 2.0 (2017), which relate to the merits and the prospects for elaboration and adoption of a 21-st century European…
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Information Note: Cooperation Projects in the Black Sea Region

Information Note: Cooperation Projects in the Black Sea Region(Supplement to the Discussion Facilitation Paper)I. Completed ProjectsA. Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC): „Black Sea Basin 2007 -2013“ Programme”Priority 1: Encouraging economic and social development based on combined resourcesBlack Sea Tradenet (BST) - period 2011 -2012 Period: 2011 - 2012Participats: Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Armenia, TurkeyObjective: To contribute to increasing…
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The Black Sea – European Macro-Region?

The final text of the Varna Forum 2.0’s conclusions states that “…the experience accumulated over the years by BSR countries … constitutes a useful foundation for upgrading the existing formats of regional cooperation. The concept of an EU macro-region under a strategy specifically developed for the BSR could be regarded as a creative contribution to…
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